STAYING INSIDE AND STAYING CONNECTED
As there has been throughout this pandemic, local artists are gathering around their phones and laptop cameras to bring live streamed music in Barrie’s Live Music show and others. This week you can also catch performances on Thursday night from Collingwood’s Crow Bar theatre/restaurant.
Up your boating skills with an online sailing lesson. This certified course will teach participants to cruise safely in familiar waters as both skipper and crew of a sloop rigged keelboat of 6 to 10 meters with an outboard or inboard motor in moderate wind and sea conditions by day.
Go to the Library
The BPL has been offering a ton of interactive features throughout the lockdown, including their learning academy and plenty of things for the kids to do. You can hit up their instagram every day to participate!
…or go to the Museum
Virtual Museum of Canada is a digital source containing experiences and stories, all contributed by Canada’s museums and heritage organizations. You can discover history, art, science, nature and more through virtual exhibits, all over the country.
— virtualmuseum.ca (@VirtualMusCan) April 24, 2020
Look Up. Waaaayy Up.
The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada is hosting introductory astronomy sessions called Homebound Astronomy. This is perfect for anyone to channel their inner Star Trek and learn about the galaxy from their own backyard.
Sessions include how to install and set up Stellarium, a free, open-source planetarium software, a tour of the night sky including deep-sky objects and objects you can see from your back porch, and introductory Astrophotography.
Classes happen every Tuesday and Thursday, and you need to register.